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Dueck Cadillac Launch Party

Posted: September 24, 2016 

Dueck Cadillac Launch Party Sports, cars and fashion - it was all a part of the recent Dueck GM / Cadillac launch party. VIP guests were greeted with black tie service as all the sales staff were dressed to the nines and looking good! Then the big event - partnering with Vancouver Fashion Week, the new Cadillac models were unveiled as real life models walked the catwalk. Highlights also included speeches by noted BC Lions and ...more

Deighton Cup 2014 at Hastings Park Vancouver

Posted: July 27, 2014 

Deighton Cup 2014 at Hastings Park Vancouver It has to be one of the most colourful and fashionable events in Vancouver. Add in the bow ties, fanciful hats, champagne VIP lounge, luxury cars and horse racing and it's easy to see why it's also one of the hottest parties of the summer. The Deighton Cup, produced by the good folks at The Social Concierge, was held last weekend at Hastings Park. Local celebs and socialites were easy ...more

Vancouver BMW Store i8 Electric Car Launch Party

Posted: June 24, 2014 

Vancouver BMW Store i8 Electric Car Launch Party It's an electric car star already, and it just hit the road. So what better way to welcome a celebrity vehicle than with an all-out, over the top, glamorous garage party. The BMW Store in Vancouver pulled out all the stops to turn their vehicle warehouse into a nightclub/ultra-lounge to welcome the new BMW i8 onto the scene. Guests were treated to food and libations as well as fun and ...more

Brian Jessel 2014 Cabriolet Gala

Posted: June 8, 2014 

Brian Jessel 2014 Cabriolet Gala Brian Jessel may be known for his luxury car dealerships, but he is also known for throwing some of Vancouver's best charity parties. The Cabriolet Gala is one of the hottest parties of the year and in the past has featured names like Jay Leno, CeeLo Green, Colin James and the Barenaked Ladies. This year it was time for high fashion to take centre stage as designer Gianni Maanaki showed ...more

Harry Hamlin, Terrence Howard, Billy Baldwin Headline Celebrity Variety Car Rally in Vancouver

Posted: May 30, 2014 

Harry Hamlin, Terrence Howard, Billy Baldwin Headline Celebrity Variety Car Rally in Vancouver Hollywood celebrities, sports stars and some of Vancouver's most beautiful people were all putting the pedal to the metal last weekend as the Variety for Kids rally hit the streets of town. Headed up by honourary co-chairs Kyle & Janelle Washington, the two-day adventure saw each team/car raise $25,000+ each to support the kids. Then, it was time to draft your celebrity driver and head out on the highway. Think ...more

Regency Lexus Luxury Gala Opening

Posted: April 27, 2014 

Regency Lexus Luxury Gala Opening Vancouver's Ahamed family is well known for their generosity and philanthropy with many charity events in Vancouver. They are also well known for their Regency automobile empire which includes brands like Toyota, Volkswagen, Infiniti, Nissan and Lexus. Last week, at the opening of their new Regency Lexus flagship store on Burrard, the family welcomed dignitaries, celebs and VIP guests to share in the special event. Black tie butlers greeted guests ...more

Variety Celebrity Car Rally for Kids

Posted: February 3, 2014 

Variety Celebrity Car Rally for Kids Variety - the Children's Charity is well known for their ability to raise support for kids everywhere. But last week, on the heels of a very successful "Show of Hearts" telethon, the organization held a special VIP party of a different kind. Now it's time to suit up and start your engines for the 2014 Variety Rally for Kids with Special Needs. Sponsored by West Vancouver's Washington family and their ...more

Porsche Vancouver Opening Night Gala

Posted: October 28, 2013 

Porsche Vancouver Opening Night Gala There is no substitute - It's one of the most famous tag lines in the world and it belongs to none other than Porsche motorcars. Known for their speed and beauty, the iconic car is driven by millionaires and famous folks alike. It seems only fitting then that MCL Motorcars (Dilawri Group) invited the who's who of Vancouver to join them for their Porsche Vancouver gala opening night. You couldn't ...more

Luxury Supercars in Vancouver

Posted: September 9, 2013 

Luxury Supercars in Vancouver It was called Luxury Supercar Weekend, but it has actually been a week long event consisting of parties, launches, dinners and more. Aston Martin, Lamborghini, Porsche, Ferrari and Rolls Royce were all part of the mix as the supercars rolled into town to show off their wheels. And car lovers everywhere were in heaven as they got a chance to choose and schmooze at events all over town. The week ...more

Vancouver Bentley Flying Spur Launch Event

Posted: July 8, 2013 

Vancouver Bentley Flying Spur Launch Event It was cocktails, jazz, champagne and music at the Dilawri Group's recent 2014 Bentley Flying Spur launch event. Held at the amazing Shangri-La Hotel, the event included invites for some of Vancouver's best known businessmen and luxury car lovers. The theme was "The Great Gatsby" and came complete with Veuve Cliquot, canapes, cocktails, live music by the Max Zipursky trio and, of course, the star of the show - the ...more

Vancouver’s Best Gala and Charity Events Part Two

Posted: January 6, 2013 

Vancouver’s Best Gala and Charity Events Part Two Get out your date books because it's time for Part 2 of my look ahead to 2013 and all the best Vancouver gala events and charity fundraisers. So as you get ready to pencil in your glam plan remember the following: 1 - Every little bit helps when it comes to charity giving. 2 - Even if you can't give money, you can give your time as all organizations need ...more

Vega Club 23rd Annual Picnic North Vancouver

Posted: August 12, 2012 

Vega Club 23rd Annual Picnic North Vancouver Nothing says summer like a good old fashioned show-and-shine car event. And while car owners everywhere pull out the Turtle Wax to spit polish their collector chrome, a small select group of enthusiasts gathered in North Vancouver to toast one of the rarer breeds of automobiles. The Lower Mainland Vega Club got a perfect sunny day for their 23rd Annual Vega Club Picnic event at Waterfront Park. And as they ...more

CeeLo Green Headlines Brian Jessel Cabriolet Gala

Posted: June 24, 2012 

CeeLo Green Headlines Brian Jessel Cabriolet Gala It was a night of full throttle glitz and glamour last weekend as the 7th Annual Brian Jessel BMW Charity Gala "Cabriolet" was held. Featuring a live performance by "The Voice" star and musician CeeLo Green, the evening helped raise funds for Arts Umbrella, Surrey Memorial Hospital Foundation and the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation. Lots of North Shore folks were in attendance to lend their support as they enjoyed ...more

Vancouver Luxury Supercar Weekend and Borden Ladner Gervais 100 Year Celebration

Posted: September 12, 2011 

Vancouver Luxury Supercar Weekend and Borden Ladner Gervais 100 Year Celebration It was a legal who's who last week as the good folks at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, one of Canada's largest law firms, celebrated their 100 year anniversary. Cocktails and conversation were only the start as guests enjoyed five-star service at the Vancouver Convention Centre complete with entertainment by North Shore singing ensemble Aliqua and a live tugboat water ballet by Washington Marine group. Dignitaries and guests were also ...more

Red Robinson, Canucks Willie Mitchell, Hotel Georgia and Formula One Race Cars in Vancouver

Posted: August 29, 2011 

Red Robinson, Canucks Willie Mitchell, Hotel Georgia and Formula One Race Cars in Vancouver As we say goodbye to August, it's time for a quick look back at some events that helped make the month memorable. First, North Vancouver's Regency Auto Group / Regency Infiniti held the F1 Vancouver Reign event. Featuring the Red Bull F1 show car, and a selection of other rare Nissan / Infiniti built vehicles, the night included music and munchies all in support of Canuck Place Children's Hospice. ...more

Rolls-Royce Vancouver Spirit of Ecstasy Centenary Gala Celebration in Vancouver

Posted: July 17, 2011 

Rolls-Royce Vancouver Spirit of Ecstasy Centenary Gala Celebration in Vancouver Can you name the sexy figure with wings who only rolls with celebrities, royalty or the very very wealthy? If you said Rolls-Royce's "The Spirit of Ecstasy", then you'd be right. The silver hood ornament, created by sculptor Charles Sykes, has adorned every Rolls-Royce since February 1911 and this year, the company is celebrating her 100 year anniversary with some very swanky city to city parties. West Vancouver's elite ...more

Barenaked Ladies and Celebs at Brian Jessel BMW Cabriolet Fundraiser

Posted: June 20, 2011 

Barenaked Ladies and Celebs at Brian Jessel BMW Cabriolet Fundraiser What happens when you put high fashion, luxury sports cars and celebrities together in one room? The answer is the 6th annual Brian Jessel BMW Cabriolet Charity Gala. Supporting pancreatic cancer research at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH), this night featured both silent and live auction items, food and beverage stations (provided by some of Vancouver's best known restaurants) and a live performance by Canada's own Barenaked Ladies who rocked ...more

Bard on the Beach, Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival, Vancouver Auto Show and More

Posted: April 14, 2011 

Bard on the Beach, Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival, Vancouver Auto Show and More A wrap-up of spring events this week means a look back at several great nights and a few famous North Shore faces. First, the Vancouver Auto Show had its most successful year ever and kicked off their week long event with a first-of-its kind introductory evening gala. Hanging in the VIP room here was a lot of fun and so was the stroll through super car lane which featured cars ...more

BMW X1 Car Launch and Spring Fashion Show at West Vancouver’s Hollyburn Country Club

Posted: April 11, 2011 

BMW X1 Car Launch and Spring Fashion Show at West Vancouver’s Hollyburn Country Club Cool cars and funky fashions seem to go hand in hand, especially last week when two great local events ensured a stylish look for all. First up, North Shore BMW, at the North Shore Auto Mall, introduced the newest members of their X Series line at a elegant dealership reception. The sparkling white BMW X1 SUV/crossover was the star of the show as guests got a chance to see it ...more

Barenaked Ladies at Brian Jessel BMW Cabriolet Gala for VGH and UBC Hospitals

Posted: April 3, 2011 

Barenaked Ladies at Brian Jessel BMW Cabriolet Gala for VGH and UBC Hospitals Brian Jessel BMW Cabriolet Charity Gala Saturday, June 11, 2011 VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation is proud to be a benificiary of the 6th annual Brian Jessel BMW Cabriolet Charity Gala. Proceeds from this event support vital pancreatic cancer research being performed at VGH. Join Canada’s own, Barenaked Ladies, for a live concert at Brian Jessel BMW! The evening will include an all access pass to sip and savor delectable offerings ...more

Vancouver International Auto Show

Posted: March 30, 2010 

Vancouver International Auto Show Porsche, Mercedes, Range Rover, Ferrari, Jaguar - all the big names are there. The Vancouver International Auto Show, the premier automotive showcase in Western Canada, is on all this week at BC Place Stadium. The event started last Monday night with a fabulous black-tie "sneak peek" gala in support of Special Olympics and featured a diamond draw, scavenger hunt and the "Salespersons of the Year" awards. The event continues until ...more

Mercedes Benz North Vancouver Grand Opening 2009

Posted: October 13, 2009 

Mercedes Benz North Vancouver Grand Opening 2009 We've all watched it being built, and now its officially open for business. The Mercedes Benz dealership in North Vancouver is no stranger to the luxury lifestyle - so what better way to celebrate than with a gala re-opening to showcase the new 13,000 square foot showroom expansion and the debut of the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class Sedan. The new $6 million renovation of glass and glam gives the Marine Drive ...more

Vancouver Supercar Weekend / Kiss and Makeup Party

Posted: September 6, 2009 

Vancouver Supercar Weekend / Kiss and Makeup Party Lamborghinis and lipstick helped round out August as two great events helped us remember all the luxurious little things in life. First up, party promoter Craig Stowe and friends were making heads turn in the street with a preview of their Luxury Supercar weekend.Come on out on Sep 12 and 13 to the Edgewater Casino to see a Palm Springs like show of "suber" cars like Ferrari, Roll Royce, Lamborghini, Porsche, Jaguar and ...more

Hot Rod Saturday in West Vancouver

Posted: August 17, 2009 

Hot Rod Saturday in West Vancouver Fords, Chevys, Model-Ts and more lined the streets of Park Royal Village in West Vancouver this past weekend as Hot Rod Saturday got everyone's motor running. Presented in part by the BC Hot Rod Association and the North Shore Outlook, the day was a car lovers dream come true. Fuzzy dice and fancy paint jobs were the norm as the parking lot was transformed into a rainbow of colours and ...more

Brian Jessel BMW Cabriolet 2009

Posted: May 18, 2009 

Brian Jessel BMW Cabriolet 2009   It was time for cocktails, cars and catwalks at the 4th Annual Brian Jessel BMW Cabriolet Charity Fashion Gala. Benefitting BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre Foundation and the VGH & UBC Hospital for prostate research, the evening featured fashions by Hugo Boss and Harry Rosen as well as a fabulous martini / wine bar, four-star food by some of Vancouver’s top restaurants and more beautiful accessories than you can ...more

Tom Cruise Car Crazy

Posted: January 23, 2009 

Tom Cruise Car Crazy Actor Tom Cruise sure knows how to get attention on the talk show circuit. The 46-year old actor, who last made news for jumping on the furniture during his “Oprah” appearance, once again grabbed headlines this week as he gave talk show host Jimmy Kimmel one of the nicest Christmas gifts in town.  The gift exchange happened when Cruise, who was appearing on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” to talk about the Christmas ...more

Megan Fox Drives the Best

Posted: January 23, 2009 

Megan Fox Drives the Best Megan Fox, the ultra-babe who plays Mikaela Banes in the 2007 Steven Spielberg hit movie “Transformers”, has more than her fair share of car lovers as fans. And why not? Could it be because, in the 2007 movie, she plays a car-fixing sex kitten with a bad attitude and great legs? Well good news for those still lusting after more than the Autobots. Fox, and her hot rods, will return in ...more

What’s Really Driving U.S. Presidential Candidates?

Posted: December 22, 2008 

What’s Really Driving U.S. Presidential Candidates? As U.S. election fever grows, so does the need to know more and more about the candidates. Each boasts a long list of the Yankee-Doodle Dandiest of qualities, but what is the real driving force behind the seats of power. McCain or Obama - What drives them? Forbes Auto seems to have the most accurate traffic report to date stating that Barack Obama bought his Ford Escape Hybrid last summer after ...more

Sex and the City – and New York Fashion Week

Posted: December 21, 2008 

Sex and the City – and New York Fashion Week Glitterati have flocked to the Big Apple this week as New York’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week runs from September 5-12, 2008. But some still wonder if it’s all for real. Sex and the City filming in New York at the fake Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week set. Well social-climbers and panicky debutants can put their Percocet back in their Pradas because the real deal is in full swing and the cars and stars have ...more

America’s Next Top Model Cycle 11 and the Green Machine

Posted: December 4, 2008 

America’s Next Top Model Cycle 11 and the Green Machine Tyra Banks, pseudo talk show host and saviour of all that is “fierce”, is back with her band of beauties and beasts for America’s Next Top Model - Cycle 11 tonight. Slightly freaky at the best of times, and not without it’s share of melodrama, this cycle features, for the first time ever, a transgendered contestant who not only knows how to model, but gets treated rather badly by the ...more

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